Score to ‘The Happening’ Nominated for 2 IFMCA Awards

James Newton Howard’s score to The Happening has been nominated for 2 IFMCA awards, including Best Original Score for a Horror/Thriller Film and Film Music Composition of the Year. James was nominated for 4 more IFMCA awards this year for his scores to The Dark Knight and Defiance, as well as a nomination for Film Composer of the Year.  James won 3 IFMCA awards in 2006 for Lady in the Water.

The International Film Music Critics will announce the 2008 winners on February 18, 2009.